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    Posted: May 19 2014 at 10:55am
Integration with congregation according to individual preferences.  Just because you black doesn't mean I want you for my neighbor or my boss.  But congregating for business, faith, recreation, etc. I'm all for it.  

Real choices with real opportunities.  It could be said that people can choose where they live, work and go to school know but we all know those choices are limited due to socioeconomic pitfalls and barriers.  I don't see how separatism could help or change that.  

I have learned a lot from my white/asian and east indian friends (mainly financial management and wealth building) and shared that info with my black family and friends.  You have to have to give but where do you get it from?  I strongly believe we all can learn from each other. Who we decide to invest our knowledge in is a personal choice.  
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I agree with cc.
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So ya'll don't agree with MLK's love your enemy approach? Was it effective during it's time? Regarding racial integration and basic civil rights? It seemed like a good idea but the government specifically state govt wasn't really enforcing any of the laws regarding this. If they were it was a half a** approach. Sigh.

Also, how do you feel about Booker T Washington's Atlanta Compromise? He was trying but I don't agree with the "Go slow" general school of thought regarding violence and oppression. Again, hindsight is 20/20.

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Oh Im not worried about my prof. I argue with him all the timeLOL. Hes cool. But when explaining the two ideolodies in my paper, I just started to realize that my prof definitely let his opinion be heard by how he explained the two ideals over the semester. But thank you!

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You have to write your paper from your heart, but be sure you can back up your POV. Your Prof will have respect your views.
He should not be there to suppress your view/opinions.
You will have to back it up with solid evidence though.

Good Luck

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Originally posted by Alias_Avi Alias_Avi wrote:

The ironic thing is that both Malcolm X and MLK started to change their position right before their deaths

Malcolm was becoming more of an integrationist and MLK was starting to fear that he had integrated his people into a "burning house"

And right before Malcolm, died he was stating that we would like to work with any civil rights leader. They had to take both of them out, because two educated black leaders united like that. Shocked
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The ironic thing is that both Malcolm X and MLK started to change their position right before their deaths

Malcolm was becoming more of an integrationist and MLK was starting to fear that he had integrated his people into a "burning house"
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Originally posted by _ConcreteRose_ _ConcreteRose_ wrote:

So ya'll don't agree with MLK jrs love your enemy approach? Well, MLK jr . wasn't no punk like the way most want to portray him as. He was about loving people. But doesn't wanted to be treated like a second class citizen because of his skin. Was it effective during it's time? Yes it was, more than any other movement. There are plenty of things he did that many people still don't know about. 

Also, how do you feel about Booker T Washington's Atlanta Compromise? Never cared for the guy, he was too much of a pacifist for my liking.

I truly believe if black people were really treated equally many of us wouldn't have liked to integrate. It was mainly because we weren't treated equally.
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So ya'll don't agree with MLK's love your enemy approach? Was it effective during it's time?

Also, how do you feel about Booker T Washington's Atlanta Compromise?
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Segregation seems to be natural.
Is messing up nature ever good?
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